The Mumbulla Community Foundation is proud to support a range of projects that benefit the local community. We are excited to share a few examples and stories of the recent projects we have funded and look forward to continuing our mission of providing assistance to hard-working community organisations and groups across the Bega Valley.

Recently Funded Projects

Young Women Grants Awards, March 2023

We are delighted to help young women achieve! Congratulations to nine Bega Valley young women awarded grants yesterday. "March 8 is International Women's Day and for the past 14 years, the Bega Valley Shire Council, in partnership with the Mumbulla Foundation, has presented grants to some of our community's most inspirational young women". reported Ben Smyth The second round of Young Women’s Grants is open to young women aged between 18 and 25 years to encourage them to achieve their personal goals and passions in arts and culture, the environment, business, community, health and sport. Round 2 will close on 31 March. More information and application Photo by IIlada Bolton
March 9, 2023
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Spiral Gallery Co-operative: Clay Fire and Community Ceramics Project 

Mumbulla Community Foundation supported Clay Fire and Community Ceramics Project, which included Ceramics Workshops for the community and the UnEarthed Exhibition. Ceramics Workshops  Spiral Gallery presented a series of workshops in differing areas of ceramics in order to attract a variety of attendees. They were run at Bega Valley Potters Studio at the Old Bega Hospital. Several members of Spiral Gallery are also members of the Valley Potters and the 2 groups work well together on projects much as this, sharing common interests and joint aspirations. The workshops provided opportunities for artists and the community to come together in a project that is not available very often in the Bega Valley. The UnEarthed Exhibition  The exhibition aimed to present a high quality ceramics exhibition showcasing work by established ceramicists from the Bega Valley region. Artists were invited to participate, selected by the curators Anneke Paijmans and Nancy Brunton. The exhibition…
December 12, 2022
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Caring for Carers Event – Bega Valley

Acknowledgement of Bega Valley Carers- Caring for Carers Event Carers of the Bega Valley were acknowledged and celebrated and at the Caring for Carers event held at Wheelers Restaurant last week. The attendees were treated to a delicious morning tea and heard from Kate Jones the guest speaker. This event was hosted by The Disability Trust with funding from the Mumbulla Community Foundation sought to address some of the feelings of isolation that some Carers experience . Participants also received a pamper pack and went into a draw for lucky door prizes. The organiser of the Morning Tea, Peter Harvey from the Disability Trust said ‘It was wonderful to see Carers get to know each other and swap phone numbers throughout the day. That connection with each other is very important and needs to be encouraged”  
December 6, 2022